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Campaign Launched For Egypt Christians Amid Turmoil

January 31, 2011

By BosNewsLife Middle East and Africa Services


LONDON/CAIRO (BosNewsLife)-- An influential rights group said Monday, January 31, it had launched a campaign for religious freedom for Egyptian Christians at a time of unprecedented protests against President Hosni Mubarak's three-decades rule.


Nigeria Christians Prevent Church Blast But Scores Killed

January 30, 2011

By BosNewsLife Africa Service


KANO, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian worshipers prevented a bomb attack against their church in central Nigeria Sunday, January 31, but scores of other people died in sectarian clashes in recent days, authorities said.


Netherlands Freezing Ties With Iran Over Woman’s Execution

January 29, 2011

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife


AMSTERDAM/BUDAPEST/TEHRAN (BosNewsLife)-- The Netherlands says it has frozen official contacts with Iran to protest the hanging of a Dutch-Iranian woman and will ask the European Union to take action against the country.


KGB ‘Infiltrated’ Closed Russian BBC Service (BosNewsLife Investigation)

January 28, 2011

By BosNewsLife News Service


BUDAPEST/MOSCOW (BosNewsLife)-- The BBC World Service, part of Britain's state-backed broadcaster, said Thursday, January 27, that it would cease all radio programming in Russian, four years after BosNewsLife revealed that at least one senior editor had ties with Russia's Soviet-era secret service. Former and current dissidents also complained about the network's "pro-Kremlin" tone.

NEWS ALERT: U.S Missionary Fatally Shot in Mexico (UPDATE)

January 27, 2011

By BosNewsLife Americas Service


DALLAS/MEXICO CITY (BosNewslife)-- Relatives and colleagues were mourning Thursday, January 27, the death of an evangelical American missionary who was fatally shot in Mexico.

Relatives: ‘India Authorities Cover Up Murder of Pastor’

January 26, 2011

By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from India

BHUBANESWAR, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Relatives of a Protestant pastor who was found dead in India's volatile state of Orissa have accused local authorities of covering up an investigation "into his murder."

Iraq Christian Doctor Shot, Couple Killed Amid Rising Extremism

January 26, 2011

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service


BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- A well-known Iraqi Christian doctor remains in serious condition after he was shot while working in a private hospital in the town of Mosul, in the latest attack on the country’s besieged Christian community.

BREAKING NEWS: Egypt Christians Concerned Amid Demonstrations Against President’s Rule

January 25, 2011

By BosNewsLife Africa and Middle East Services


CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Christian missionaries have warned of more anti-Christian violence in Egypt where Tuesday, January 25, thousands of people participated in anti-government rallies in the biggest challenge to President Hosni Mubarak's rule since coming to power in 1981.


Somalia Militants Kill Woman For Embracing Christianity, Group Says

January 25, 2011

By BosNewsLife Africa Service


MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants in Somalia have publicly killed a woman because she embraced Christianity, BosNewsLife learned Tuesday, January 25.


Eritrea Christian Woman Dies After “Torture” In Military Prison

January 25, 2011

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos and Joseph DeCaro


ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- A young Christian woman has died in a military prison in Eritrea after "two weeks of torture and harsh treatment," representatives said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Tuesday, January 25.


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